Rob is Executive Producer at Discovery Networks overseeing factual development and production. He’s an alumnus of the Edinburgh Television Festival Ones To Watch (FKA Fast Track Scheme) and former winner of the live pitch session.
Prior to joining Discovery in 2011, Rob worked in-house at the BBC’s international history development team. He’s also worked for a number of independent production companies and developed and produced programmes for terrestrial and digital broadcasters, most recently focusing on factual and fact ent genres.
Varied and miscellaneous career highlights include: finding forgotten heroes of WWII; adventures with Bear Grylls in the Sahara desert; feature docs on the brutality and infanticide committed by lions; equally brutal stints on Big Brother; fattening myself up on series all about desserts; playing global hide and seek with a former Navy SEAL; dabbling with celebrities training animals and making millionaires for prime time ITV.